United Methodist Women (UMW) SEJ Quadrennial Meeting
Friday, June 3, 2016 to Sunday, June 5, 2016

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The Embassy Suites Hotel
5055 International Boulevard
North Charleston, SC 29418

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The United Methodist Women will host their 2016 Southeastern Jurisdiction Quadrennial Meeting June 3 - 5, 2016 in Charleston, South Carolina.  The theme:  "A Fresh Wind Blowing".  

The wind blows where it chooses and you hear the sound of it, but you do not know where it comes from or where it goes. So it is with everyone who is born of the Spirit. John 3:8 NRS

All United Methodist Women in the Southeastern Jurisdiction are encouraged to attend and participate in worship, Bible study, focus groups, fellowship and celebration, browse the program resource room and the display area, participate in Hands-On Mission event, meet the SEJ Leadership Team and nominees to United Methodist Women Board of Directors, observe the election of United Methodist Women Directors by voting delegates and much, much more!

The registration fee for SEJ 2016 will be $150.  Click HERE to register.

Check in is 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Convention Center on Friday, June 3, 2016. Persons arriving after 6:00 p.m. on Friday should make prior arrangements with Registrar, Charlotte Smith.  Check in will continue on Saturday 7:00 a.m. until 8:30 a.m.

The Mission Event will be Friday, June 3 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. The mission event will be at Rural Missions, a national mission institution supporting migrant workers in the Charleston, SC area.  Persons participating will meet at the Convention Center at Noon. There is a $25 fee to participate in the mission event, which includes a t-shirt and transportation.

The Quadrennial Meeting opens at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 3rd.  On Saturday, June 4, the meeting begins at 8:30 a.m., 12:00- 2:00 are Focus Groups/ lunch, Meeting again 2:00-4:00 p.m. and a break, meeting resumes 5:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.  On Sunday, June 5, the meeting begins at 8:30 and ends at noon.

Click HERE for hotel information.
SEJ Leadership Team Scholarships:  The SEJ Leadership Team is going to award one $500 scholarship to someone in each conference.  Criteria for this SEJ Leadership Team scholarship is as follows:
  1. A United Methodist Woman that has never attended an SEJ Meeting.
  2. The individual selected cannot be a District or Conference Officer.
  3. A young person is suggested, age 40 or less.
Contact Martha Phillips, Conference Treasurer, mcwphillips@gmail.com for an application.  Scholarship applications must be received by October 6th in order to be considered. Scholarship recipients will be notified by October 15th.

Click HERE for a complete packet.